How To Do The Most: Foot Edition

There’s no higher feeling than sluggish movement gliding off of a sock, revealing a wonderfully glistening, manicured FOOT. It’s my mission in life to evangelise this gospel—a sense that shouldn’t be restricted to the occasional post-salon go to. Feeling this momentary ecstasy could be weekly and even each day in the event you simply take management of your ft and beautify them into submission.

Envision your self crawling into mattress and feeling your freshly exfoliated and moisturized tootsie glide alongside your (fake) silk-cotton mix sheets. You’re like a child recent out of the sink-tub and swaddled all up in luxurious. This feeling is so essential to my complete circulation, aura and perspective that if my ft are simply the teensiest bit underserved, my world is tilted off steadiness. Feet should be photograph prepared! Feed should do probably the most! This is how:


Soaking ft to “detoxify” just isn’t a brand new idea however it’s actually a type of extras you must put aside time for. My weekly scenario is to set a big bowl below the tap in my bathtub, fill it with spicy-hot water and add some excessive powered bathtub salts. Google foot soaks and also you’ll discover infinite high-powered choices, however I like to select elements that I’d additionally need IN my physique. Shoutout to this one which makes use of magnesium to assist ease me into my snooze and loosen up muscle tissue! I like to only sit my tushie proper on the sting of the bathtub (posture!) placed on a face masks, choose a podcast and paint my fingernails with this 20 minutes of ~me time~ candle glints.


If you’re not pumice stoning, I really feel dangerous for you son—this $three magic purple brick has been a staple in my bathe routine for years. Anytime I’m within the bathe I take a fast 30 seconds to GENTLY give my ft a second of additional consideration, a bit day-after-day retains issues buttery smooth. I wish to Dove cleaning soap up foot #1, hit it with the P Stone across the edges, use round motions across the backside heel, and end with one lengthy sweep high to backside (that tickles). Rinse and repeat on foot #2. Friendly observe to not cleaning soap each ft without delay…. I’ve discovered from expertise. :-/

If I need the total exorcism, I’ll use a bit selfmade coconut oil + sugar concoction and actually get after it. Be mild but in addition don’t be shy, ft are resilient. If you’re tryna get boujee, deal with your self to this grapefruit mineral-rich, useless sea salt one from Goop. I wish to think about Gwen P makes use of these items like hand cleaning soap and her palms simply glisten.

The last-but-not-least step is to make use of a bit brushey motion throughout your toes to ensure they’re squeaky clear and freed from any sock lint. I wish to get this XL toothbrush good and soapy and simply get to brushin’. This step is de facto satisfying to me.


Now that our ft are uncooked and weak, it’s time to trim the hedges. I upgraded all of my toe-related instruments just lately (and it is best to too) to all recent matching gold metal ones for a contact of luxurious. Do you could have toe hair? I do. I’ve two microderm instruments, one for my face (I even have a stash, what’s up?) and one for miscellaneous use like my toes (it is a check to see if my fiance reads my tales).


Next up, seize the softest towel in you arsenal and dab dry. Then start packing on the moisture and nutritional vitamins that gives you the luminous, plump foot we’ve all been interested by whereas studying this.

I like to start out with a layer of straightforward lotion (I rotate Burts and Aesop for a bit high-low). This goes to soak proper in and make your ft perform a little completely satisfied dance. Remember the peppermint foot cream scenario in Mean Girls? Ever since I’ve been obsessive about my ft smelling minty. This wax-based restore balm just isn’t solely nice for scent but in addition makes something tough disappear in a single day.

From right here, I’m not afraid to let you know I like foot masks. In all of my magnificence weirdness that is most likely probably the most pointless factor I like to do, it’s simply sooooo good to be locked right into a horizontal place and H2T lined in masks. Get a 10,000 pack on Amazon, relax, and prepare to really feel like 1 million dollars.

If you need to go the additional mile (after all you do, you’re studying this) slip on a pair of 100% cotton Hanes white crew socks. #1 it simply feels incred however #2 it’ll assist preserve the great things in your foot and off your bedding.

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These high quality, breathable socks
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“That fresh, clean feeling”

A observe

If you haven’t heard of Baby Foot, it’s an extremely un-chic foot peel that makes 100 layers of your pores and skin soften off. My ideas are that it’s a good suggestion in the event you’re beginning with yeti ft and don’t thoughts that when it’s throughout you’ll ranging from zero with infant-level sensitivity. Def not the transfer in the event you plan to the touch your new sacred, pristine naked foot on something however room temp indoor flooring. Let me know in the event you agree!

—Sam Wilson

Photographed by Tom Newton.

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